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How to use coaching strategies to lead change in any organization
Be a CHANGEMASTER is a practical guide for school and district leaders that provides 12 strategies for overcoming resistance to change. Unlike more theoretical books, this text shows how to adopt a coaching style of leadership as a systemic change strategy.
Numerous examples demonstrate how the strategies used in this book have led to transformational change. These success stories are drawn from the work of professionally certified coaches. Components include; Challenging assumptions to prevent them from becoming reality; Developing a higher purpose to foster happiness and ensure a positive legacy; Confronting negativity by reframing and cultivating optimism; Gathering a group to aggregate energy, creativity, and encouragement; Using imagery and visualization techniques to improve performance; Focusing on the future to overcome the errors of the past and challenges of the present
Coaching is the proven change process, and leaders everywhere need to master the skills and strategies coaches use to transform their organizations efficiently and effectively. This book helps turn executives, managers, and team leaders into motivators and their organizations into winners.
Chapter 2: Have a Higher Purpose
Have a Higher Purpose
My global mission is a world of peace where business is used to uplift the human spirit and alleviate poverty and suffering on our planet.
Dr. Mark Albion
My father passed away four months after he retired. He worked hard and long every day of his life. I remember him working three jobs at a time. I never once saw him asleep until his illness, in the hospital, when I was forty years old. He never lounged around in the morning. I don't remember him particularly enjoying his work. Work was something he felt he “had to” do, a responsibility.
He had a hard life with the youngest child having Prader-Willi Syndrome, a physical and mental impairment that wreaked havoc on ...